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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Tag: winter

‘Ah, bitter chill it was!’: John Keats, the winter Romantic

If these next months feel dreary and dark, as they undoubtedly will, do seek solace in the strange, mysterious world of Romantics.

Winter wardrobe essentials

The only possible way to remedy the shortened days and Tupperware skies of winter is to imagine yourself as a sexy, mysterious, no-time-for-your-bullshit, French woman striding around snowy Paris.

Six of the best: winter albums

"Sit back and relax by the fireplace with a mince pie in one hand and a glass of mulled wine in the other, and let Bing Crosby’s ‘White Christmas’ soothe your soul."

Vibrant Winter Veg

Potatoes are a-plenty, but keep an eye out post-halloween for sweet-fleshed pumpkin, all kinds of leafy green veg, beautiful purple beetroots and the unassuming fennel, cabbage and cauliflower.


like landmines or arms holding someone they love


made its blades stand sentinel and straight, made the lock stick on the kissing gate

In Winter

if I listen to the breeze I hear night

And a merry christmess

It is hardly a ground-breaking revelation that Christmas is an extremely wasteful enterprise. However, due to my mum’s insistent anti-palm oil venture, this year's would be a truly green Christmas, whatever that means.

Is the Christmas vac actually the worst holiday of the year?

Jenna Colaco examines the difficulties the winter vacation can present.

Transition wardrobes are a SCAM

Is a week of autumn weather really an excuse to invest in a whole new wardrobe?

Oxford Council orders emergency shelter for the homeless

The temporary move was triggered by sub-zero weather forecasts

Writing winter from Shakespeare to Selvon

Ellie Duncan surveys the representation of winter in literature through the ages

Outfit of the day: January chic

Nicole Rayment shows us how she stays stylish in the winter cold

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